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2 hard-hit cities, 2 diverging fates in vaccine rollout

2 hard-hit cities, 2 diverging fates in vaccine rollout

There are similarities between Central Falls, R.I. and Chelsea, Mass. Residents of both cities live in dense rows of triple-decker homes and apartment complexes, providing the workforce for their respective state capitals of Providence and Boston. But the two cities’ fortunes could not be more different during the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
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Weather delays force vaccine clinic postponements

Weather delays force vaccine clinic postponements

Weather delays in shipping COVID vaccine has forced at least three local clinics scheduled for Tuesday to be postponed, and could affect other clinics scheduled later this week, according to the Rhode Island Department of Health. MORE

State-run clinics add 10,000 vaccination appointments

State-run clinics add 10,000 vaccination appointments

Rhode Island’s state-run COVID-19 vaccination clinics at Providence and Cranston added 10,000 new appointments for coronavirus shots on Monday morning, alleviating growing frustration by people who had been unable to find the vaccine. MORE

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